An Early Image of a Mass of St. Gregory and Devotion to the Holy Blood at Weingarten Abbey

@article{Heinlen1998AnEI,
  title={An Early Image of a Mass of St. Gregory and Devotion to the Holy Blood at Weingarten Abbey},
  author={Michael Heinlen},
  journal={Gesta},
  year={1998},
  volume={37},
  pages={55 - 62}
}
This paper examines a miniature of the legend of St. Gregory and the Doubting Matron produced at Weingarten Abbey at the end of the twelfth century. Like the more familiar scene of the Mass of St. Gregory, which appeared for the first time only in the fifteenth century, this miniature depicts a miraculous mass. In response to the doubts of a skeptical woman, a bloody finger materialized on Gregory's altar in order to confirm that the host had truly been transformed into Christ. The image is… 
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